TEAM – Trauma Evaluation And Management
A trauma Curriculum for Medical Students Provided by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. TEAM introduces the concepts of trauma assessment and management to medical students during their clinical years. The slide/lecture presentation can be easily adapted into the medical school's curriculum. The format is flexible, with a 90-minute slide presentation and optional components that include a three-segment initial assessment video demonstration and two clinical trauma case scenarios for small-group, focused discussion and skills sessions. TEAM is a very abbreviated version of the ATLS Course and is not intended to replace the complete course. Educational Curriculum Packet consist of: Instructor teaching guide, Lecture core content, Focused discussion and skills guide, Slides and slide guide, Initial assessment and managment video. The curriculum guide and student booklets can be purchased from the American College of Surgeons.
ATCN – Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses
This advanced course is designed for the registred nurse interested in increasing their knowledge in management of the multiple trauma patient. The ATCN program has been operational over 15 years in several countries. The ATCN Course is taught concurrently with approved ATLS®Courses. For more information visite the Swiss ATCN website.
PHTLS – Prehospital Trauma Life Support
The PHTLS Course, developed by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) in cooperation with the ACS Committee on Trauma, is based on the concepts of the ATLS® Program for Doctors and is conducted for emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and nurses who are providers of prehospital trauma care. More information about PHTLS in Switzerland can be found here.